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[Korea - North] There's a Push to Curb Smoking in North Korea, But Kim's Still Puffing Away

has one of the world’s highest lung cancer rates. To examine ways to cut the number of smokers, they’ve turned to one of the world’s leading anti-tobacco campaigners, Judith Mackay, who has counseled kings, presidents and vigilantes in a three-decade war
Bloomberg News
added Mar 6, 2015 13:13
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, China, Korea - North, Korea - South] Smoking in South Korea is About to Get a Lot Pricier

China isn’t the only government in Asia trying to cut down on smoking. There’s also a big new cigarette tax in South Korea, where this week the legislature took action on an antismoking proposal President Park Geun Hye’s administration unveiled in Septem
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Dec 5, 2014 16:50
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[Asia, Korea - North] N. Korean leader bans foreign cigarettes: source

Kim Jong-un has ordered the country's senior officials not to smoke foreign cigarettes, saying it is a matter of patriotism... it remains uncertain whether the measure will actually affect consumption of them in the smuggling-prone North, observers said.
Yonhap News Agency (kr)
added Dec 2, 2014 07:07
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[Korea - North] Vodka binges, secret smoking and Big Macs - the life of Kim Jong-un as a boy

A former chef, now living in exile, has revealed how the tyrant ... was a secret smoker in his early teens. ... At 14 he began smoking ... "we’d go up a little hill and smoke at the car park there. One, maybe two cigarettes. Yves Saint Laurent was his f
The [London, UK] Express
added Feb 23, 2014 15:08
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[Korea - North] Kim Jong-un, Cold and Smoking Alone at the Top of the World

North Korean dictator took a moment for quiet reflection after a busy year of family drama and brutal executions during a visit to his Masik Pass Ski Resort propaganda project: The lift, analysts say, is a 1970s model and has been ripped off from another
New York Magazine
added Dec 31, 2013 16:07
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[Asia, China, Korea - North] North Korean cigarettes, milk powder and marijuana? Look no further than Taobao

the totalitarian country’s capital also gives its name to a brand of cigarettes manufactured by the Pyongyang Paeksan Tobacco, a joint venture formed by Chinese and North Korean interests. Paeksan brand cigarettes will cost you about 45 yuan per carton o
South China Morning Post
added Apr 15, 2013 07:24
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[Korea - North] Kim jong-un smokes cigarette while touring hospital

Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Feb 1, 2013 16:39
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[Korea - North] North Korea's Kim Jong Un Smokes During Hospital Inspection, While Ordering Hospital To Be Kept Dust-Free

A report by the Pyongyang Times last week stated that the Korean leader visited a hospital built by the Korean People’s Army (KPA) and insisted on maintaining high standards of hygiene at the facility. According to the report, Kim Jong Un asked “question
International Business Times
added Feb 1, 2013 16:34
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[Korea - North] Kim Jong-un smokes a cigarette during hospital visit as he warns world to 'prepare for war'

Even a North Korean dictator needs a cigarette break! Kim Jong-un stops off 'for smoke in HOSPITAL
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 1, 2013 16:30
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[Korea - North] Kim Jong Un loves comic books and foreign cigarettes

Kenji Fujimoto, Kim Jong Il’s former sushi chef, was reported to have said that Kim Jong Un began to smoke cigarettes and drink liquor when he was around 15. ... was “one who loves to smoke,” adding that he likes to smoke Yves Saint Laurent, among othe
SINA (cn)
added Jan 9, 2013 15:39
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